We’re pleased to announce our latest book, the 4th edition ofÂ Head First PMP, the latest edition of our popular preparation guide for the Project Management Professional certification exam. We thoroughly updated it to include all of the latest information to prepare you to pass the current PMP exam. But there’s one thing we kept: weÂ use the language, ideas, and practical techniques of project management, so instead of cramming, you’re learning. We don’t just want you to pass the exam; we want to help you become a better project manager. That’s whyÂ Head First PMP is the easiest way to get the concepts behind the PMP exam into your brain.
Head First PMPÂ teaches you the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOKÂ® Guide in a unique and inspiring way. This updated fourth edition takes you beyond specific questions and answers with a unique visual format that helps you grasp the big picture of project management. By putting PMP concepts into context, youâ€™ll be able to understand, remember, and apply themâ€”not just on the exam, but on the job. No wonder so many people have usedÂ Head First PMPÂ as their sole source for passing the PMP exam.
This book will help you:
Learn PMPâ€™s underlying concepts to help you understand the PMBOK principles and pass the certification exam with flying colors
Get 100% coverage of the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition
Make use of a thorough and effective preparation guide with hundreds of practice questions and exam strategies
Explore the material through puzzles, games, problems, and exercises that make learning easy and entertaining
What will you learn from this book?
Head First PMP teaches you the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOKÂ® Guide in a unique and inspiring way. This updated fourth edition takes you beyond specific questions and answers with a unique visual format that helps you grasp the big picture of project management. By putting PMP concepts into context, youâ€™ll be able to understand, remember, and apply themâ€”not just on the exam, but on the job. No wonder so many people have used Head First PMP as their sole source for passing the PMP exam.
We’re pleased to announce that our latest book, Head First Agile, is finally here. We’re so pleased with how it turned out… and we’re not alone!Â Head First Agile has already gotten such a positive response from early reviewers.
InÂ Head First Agile, we answer the question “What is agile?” and go in to give you a deep dive into Scrum, XP, and Lean/Kanban. We also include a complete guide to theÂ PMI-ACPÂ® (Agile Certified Practitioner) certification, so if you’re preparing for the PMI-ACPÂ® exam, this is definitely the book for you!
We areÂ extremely excited to announce our next book,Â Head First Agile, will be published byÂ O’Reilly Media.
Have you been reading about agile, and want to learn more? Do you think that agile might help you and your team build better software? You’re not alone.Â Agile has gotten really popular with software teams because the ones that have â€œgone agileâ€ often talk about the great results they get. The software they build is better, which makes a big difference to them and their users. Not only that, but when agile teams are effective, they have a much better time at work! Things are more relaxed, and the working environment is a lot more enjoyable.
Head First Agile is a brain-friendly guide to understanding agile concepts and ideas. Here’s what you’ll find inside:
Understanding the agile mindset:Â You’ll learn what an agile methodology is, and why agileÂ methodologies that seem so different can still all be agile
Managing projects better with Scrum:Â ThisÂ popular and effective lightweightÂ methodologyÂ can help you build better, more valuable software, and make your teamÂ and your users happier
Engineering better code withÂ XP: Its focus on code and programming can help you and your team buildÂ better systems
Continuously improving with Lean and Kanban: You’ll learn how they can helpÂ your whole teamÂ get better every day
We have two goals forÂ Head First Agile.Â First and foremost, we want you to learn agile. But we alsoÂ are focused onÂ our readers looking to pass the PMI-ACP certification, so not only does theÂ bookÂ have 100% coverage of the material for the PMI-ACP exam, it also includes end-of-chapter exam questions, a complete exam study guide, exam tips, and aÂ full-length practice PMI-ACP examâ€”everything that you need toÂ pass the exam.
Head First Agile will be available at retailers in Fall 2016.